Amid record overdoses, the city is trying to step up its efforts to address the problem, but barriers remain.
“I used to think that heroin and prescription opioids was a major tragedy. We had no idea what was in store for us. Now we see,” said Ed Baker, a social worker.
Dr. Laura Barber said her employer, Randolph-based Gifford Health Care, fired her effective Dec. 15, giving her a 90-day notice in September.
The project developer, Stephen Box, has advocated for a faster and more creative solution to the lack of affordable housing.